MHG8128 - Polished Axe, Dalgheal or Dalghead


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished greenstone axe 'from Dalghead, Evantown' is in RMS(NMAS) (AF 446). (Dalghead: name not located; Evanton: NH 60 66).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1898.

The occupier of Dail-Gheal at NH 615 674 (Dalgheal on current OS maps) said that he had not heard of any place bearing name Dalghead, but added that 'Dail'Gheal' was frequently mis-spelled.
Visited by OS (RDL) 5 May 1963.

Acquired by the NMS in 1897.Greenstone, 4 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6100 6699 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KILTEARN

Finds (1)

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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